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Woman's evening dress in four parts (stole)

French (Paris)
1956
Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

129.5 cm (51 in.)

Accession Number

1984.561a-d

Medium or Technique

Lace; silk velvet; leather

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black chantilly lace in floral design with stole, strapless. With two belts: one of black velvet over leather, one of wide silk velvet ribbon with bow and streamer. Small red ribbon bow (for Legion d’Honneur) at left top edge of bodice.
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Provenance

About 1956, Mrs. C. Douglas Dillon (Phyllis Ellsworth Dillon); About 1984, by inheritance to her sister, Mrs. John P. Sturges; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: October 24, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John P. Sturges